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The Dandy

OK so The Dandy has been around since the 1930s but I'm including it on the site because it was still a big seller when I was growing up in the 80s.

The central character was Desperate Dan (I actually joined the Desprate Dan Pie Eaters Club and got a cool pie shaped badge in the post!), and other supporting characters included Korky the Cat, Hungry Horace and Bananaman.


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Farewell to the Dandy 1937-2012 Last post by tony ingram
09 December 2012
Grimley Feendish from The Dandy Last post by www.doyouremember.co.uk
21 December 2011

Do You Remember The Dandy?

Do You Remember The Dandy?

  • Anonymous user
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    My son has got all my old Dandy books and now has a collection dating back to the 50 s My earliest was 1971. The new books are all computer images and gross. We have still many old one to collect
  • VANHELSING
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    You seen what they've done to it and The Beano????
  • Anonymous user
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    i was a member of the desperate dan club! lol
  • Anonymous user
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    My favourites in the dandy were Cuddles and Dimples, The Jocks and the Geordies and Bully Beef and chips.
  • Anonymous user
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    I always had a greater affinity to the Dandy than its better-selling sister , the Beano ; my parents brought it to me from the shops when I was small ! The current one is ad-ridden and has a different humour to the ones in the 70s. Fave all-time character ? The rather embarrassingly-named Spunky and his Spider.
  • Anonymous user
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    I loved Billy the Cat and Katy! A young kid and his lass who had cat like powers and solved inncocent neighbourhood crimes! me and my brother thought we also possessed their agility, and tried to leap cat-like from the wash-house roof one day....I ended up impaled on next doors fuschia for my troubles! I liked Korky, too, but Desperate Dan go on my nerves...too much pie!